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Career center staff decreases may result in reduced student services

Charlotte Boudesteijn

November 14, 2012

The Student Involvement and Career Center at SF State had nine staff members and one manager in 2008. Four years later, only one counselor remains to assist more than 30,000 students. The center was organized to help students...

Prop. 30 to benefit students with tuition rollback, rebate

Charlotte Boudesteijn

November 14, 2012

As a student who uses federal and state loans to pay for his education, Aaron Fisher tracked the passage of Proposition 30 throughout election night. “Prop. 30 was a ‘pass or doomsday’ proposition for me,” Fisher, a political ...

An SF State student's qualms about graded homework

Charlotte Boudesteijn

November 8, 2012

When I went through my syllabus for one of my courses this semester, my jaw dropped. "Homework will be 40 percent of your grade." After the first shock, I started to giggle and thought of something my friends and I used to say...

UC Riverside's Timothy P. White to head Cal State University system

Charlotte Boudesteijn

October 10, 2012

The University’s past has been filled with tuition increases, student protests and a new school president — and now the California State University system has chosen a new chancellor. Timothy P. White, 63, was selected Oc...

Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty if passed

Charlotte Boudesteijn

September 25, 2012

More than 700 inmates are awaiting their sentences on death row in California. They have one cell each and a higher level of security than other inmates. Through the crimes they committed, their lives or deaths were put in the...

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